Italiano 2B: Introduzione agli studi culturali (ILV)

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Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06365.20.122
Course codeITA-2B
Curriculum2021
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,9
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction English

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Have gained insight into the political, economic and social idiosyncrasies of Italy based their historical background and Italy's institutions and cultural space and environment
  • Understand historical, political, economic and sociocultural connections
  • Recognize cultural forms of expression
  • Understand ethnocentric self and other perceptions
  • Are familiar with recent findings related to Italian cultural studies and can formulate and present research-based arguments in this field
  • Can apply the knowledge acquired to discuss inter/cultural issues

The course will cover the following topics/content:

  • Idiosyncrasies of Italian cultural space.
  • Understanding and reflecting on the most important social and cultural interconnections.
  • Interdisciplinary perspective on civilization and culture.
  • An intercultural approach to political, economic and social aspects of Italians history Short history of the Italian language

Medaglia C., Megaglia F. (2015). Spazio civiltà. Civiltà italiana per stranieri. Loescher Editore.
Cremonese, Bellini. (2007). I come Italia. Aspetti di civiltà italiana. Eli Edizioni.
Cusimano, Ziglio (2008). Qua e là per l'Italia. Viaggio attraverso le regioni italiane. Alma Edizioni.
D. Lombardo, L. Nosengo, A. Sanguineti. L'italiano con la pubblicità - Livello intermedio. Guerra Edizioni.
De Biasio, M./Garofalo, P. (2008): Mosaico Italia. Percorsi nella cultura e nella civiltà italiana. Roma. Edilingua
Additional materials will be provided by lecturer.

Moderated group work, lecture, discussion, case work

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses of the module and results as follows:
ILV "Italiano 2B: Introduzione agli studi culturali" - 4 ECTS
Assessment type: Compulsory assessment
Assessment method/s: Class participation participation, continual assessment, homework, written final examination
20% Class participation
20% Continual Assessment
60% Final written exam